Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says Steve Bannon Turned Firm Into a 'Full Service Propaganda Machine' 

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says Steve Bannon Turned Firm Into a 'Full Service Propaganda Machine' 

Photo: Getty Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie informed congressional Democrats on Tuesday that Steve Bannon turned the corporate right into a “full service propaganda machine,” in line with excerpts from the interview launched by Democrats from two House committees. In a closed door meeting on Tuesday with Democrats from the House Judiciary and House Oversight […]

Automatic game posts will disappear as Facebook makes more app changes

Automatic recreation posts will disappear as Facebook makes extra app adjustments

Facebook is continuous to tighten restrictions for third-party apps within the wake of Cambridge Analytica, and customers will quickly not have to fret about apps publishing to their timeline. On Tuesday, April 24, Facebook published a list of a dozen totally different adjustments to the Facebook and Instagram API that can restrict what builders and […]

Professor Apologizes for Helping Cambridge Analytica Harvest Facebook Data

Professor Apologizes for Helping Cambridge Analytica Harvest Facebook Data

But in his first intensive interview for the reason that report in The Times, Mr. Kogan insisted that he was upfront concerning the Facebook app used to reap the information, and that nobody appeared to care. “The belief in Silicon Valley and certainly our belief at that point was that the general public must be […]

Tech Companies Report Earnings and Economic Growth Data Is Released

Tech Companies Report Earnings and Economic Growth Data Is Released

Photo An Amazon warehouse in Florence, N.J. Amazon, a frequent goal of President Trump, is considered one of a number of huge tech firms that may report earnings this week. Credit Bryan Anselm for The New York Times Here’s what to anticipate within the week forward: TECHNOLOGY Some of largest tech firms report earnings. Five […]

Cambridge Analytica’s ex-director wants to fix data privacy. Can we trust her?

Cambridge Analytica’s ex-director needs to repair knowledge privateness. Can we belief her?

Brittany Kaiser, Executive Adviser to IOVO and former Director of Program Development at Cambridge Analytica. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images (in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the quickly escalating matter of cybersecurity. Data is efficacious. In fact, some economists say knowledge is probably the most invaluable commodity on the earth, even surpassing oil. That reality […]

Long Before Cambridge Analytica, a Belief in the ‘Power of the Subliminal’

Long Before Cambridge Analytica, a Belief within the ‘Power of the Subliminal’

Adolf Hitler “didn’t have a problem with the Jews at all, but people didn’t like the Jews,” he advised the educational, Emma L. Briant, a senior lecturer in journalism on the University of Essex. He went on to say that Donald Trump had executed the identical factor by tapping into grievances towards immigrants and Muslims. […]

Audit Approved of Facebook Policies, Even After Cambridge Analytica Leak

Audit Approved of Facebook Policies, Even After Cambridge Analytica Leak

“We considered it a closed case,” Mr. Zuckerberg mentioned. “In retrospect, that was clearly a mistake.” An investigation by The New York Times, The Observer and The Guardian final month discovered that Cambridge had obtained the personal information of greater than 50 million customers with out their consent. Facebook has since estimated that as many […]

FTC Privacy Audits of Companies Like Facebook and Google Are ‘Woefully Inadequate'

FTC Privacy Audits of Companies Like Facebook and Google Are ‘Woefully Inadequate'

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies earlier than a mixed Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee listening to.Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) When Mark Zuckerberg appeared earlier than Congress final week, a number of lawmakers grilled him on Facebook’s failures to adjust to a 2012 consent decree that required the social media firm to submit […]

Facebook Is Trying to Exclude 1.5 Billion Users From Stricter Privacy Regulations

Facebook Is Trying to Exclude 1.5 Billion Users From Stricter Privacy Regulations

Photo: AP The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a strict set of legal guidelines governing what information tech corporations can gather on customers, requiring them to hunt specific opt-in consent earlier than doing so, and promptly disclose breaches, goes into impact on May 25th, 2018. Currently, the GDPR would require Facebook to use […]

Shady-Ass Cambridge Analytica Was Reportedly Developing a Shady-Ass Cryptocoin

Shady-Ass Cambridge Analytica Was Reportedly Developing a Shady-Ass Cryptocoin

Photo: Getty Cambridge Analytica, the disgraced information agency that guided the Trump marketing campaign’s digital technique and sparked Facebook’s newest troubles, reportedly needed to department out into shadier enterprise: digital currencies. According to a former Cambridge worker, the deliberate token was geared toward giving folks extra management over their private information. Brittany Kaiser left Cambridge […]